Certificate of Completion in Construction Trades: Plumbing

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Below is a list of courses that make up this certificate. It is recommended that you meet with an academic advisor before registering for classes.

Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Applied Technology

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Construction Trades: Plumbing is designed to provide knowledge safety and skills in the plumbing construction trade. This program is an introduction to common construction skills to include safety; codes; construction drawings; tools; fixtures; pipes and fittings; drain, waste, and vent systems; and water distribution systems. Students can seek employment as plumbing technicians on residential and commercial job sites. A Certificate of Competency (CCT) and an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Construction Trades are also available.


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Field of Interest
Applied Technology
Academic Plan
Construction Trades: Plumbing (CER)
Academic Plan Code
Total Credits Required
Effective Term
Fall 2024

This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

What You’ll Learn

This certificate will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Practice Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards in daily work.
  2. Recognize the interrelationships among the construction trades.
  3. Describe the implications of working in construction trades.
  4. Use, maintain and secure materials, tools and equipment according to professional standards.
  5. Maintain the work space according to professional standards.
  6. Interpret construction plans to perform a task.
  7. Perform calculations needed for the plumbing trade.
  8. Install plumbing systems using appropriate codes and tools.
  9. Maintain plumbing systems using appropriate codes and tools.
  10. Repair plumbing systems using appropriate codes and tools.
  11. Demonstrate efficient and quality work.
  12. Effectively communicate with all stakeholders.
  13. Effectively work within a team structure.
  14. Demonstrate professionalism with conduct and ethics.

Required Courses

Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
CON102Foundations of Construction Trades (5) OR
CON102AAFoundations of Construction Trades: Tools, Equipment, and Workspace (2) AND
CON102ABFoundations of Construction Trades: Construction Calculations (2) AND
CON102ACFoundations of Construction Trades: Construction Drawings (1)5
CON103Foundation of Construction Safety (1) OR
CON271Construction Safety (3)1-3
CON122Construction: Plumbing (9) OR
CON122AAConstruction: Plumbing/Pipes and Fittings (3) AND
CON122ABConstruction: Plumbing/Drain, Waste and Vent (3) AND
CON122ACConstruction: Plumbing/Fixtures, Faucets and Water Distribution Systems (3)9

Meet with an Advisor

Become a Student

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Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out a program and career path that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.


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View MCCCD’s official curriculum documentation for additional details regarding the requirements of this award (https://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm11?id=185539).

Full Award Details

First Term
2024 Fall
Final Term
Total Credits
CIPS code
SOC codes
47-3015.00, 49-9098.00, 47-2152.02
Program Availability
Last Updated
Financial Aid Eligible?
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.